"The amount of food thrown away in the Western world is frightening," writes Amir Kamary. And while the Tel-Aviv-based industrial designer can't do anything about food jettisoned for spoilage, as a statement he designed these specialized eating utensils to make certain difficult-to-access calories easier to consume. Specifically, bone marrow, which is loaded with beneficial saturated fats, minerals and protein, but which is difficult to get to using ordinary utensils.
The set consists of five pieces, of which four are cast bronze utensils: A curved pick, a mallet, a narrow-tipped scooping device and a collar that mates with a recess in a wooden dish.
By using the pick and mallet in the manner of a hammer and froe, a bone held vertically in the collar can be cracked open and split down its length. Once split, the scooper can be used.
I could see these being offered at a fancy restaurant, though there would surely need to be some kind of tutorial from the server, like when you go to a crab shack.
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